Daniel Patrick Boyd

US alleges "terrorism" convict plotted to have FBI informants murdered

A domestic terrorism case in the US state of North Carolina that I have scrutinized because of the vague nature of the conspiracy charges, and the use of paid undercover FBI informants, has taken a new twist as the government now alleges one of those convicted attempted to hire someone to kill those who testified against him. 

Young US Muslims face sentencing for material support conspiracy so vague, government can't even say what terrorists they intended to support

The case of Ziyad Yaghi and Omar Aly Hassan of North Carolina raises questions about the use of preemptive prosecution to get convictions in the vast majority of domestic terrorism cases.